Dr Cornelia Lawson

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)

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Cornelia Lawson is Associate Professor and Head of the Innovation, Strategy and Sustainability group at Alliance Manchester Business School. She is also a member of the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIOIR). Her research investigates the performance and career paths of researchers and inventors, as well as inter-organisational and inter-sectoral research collaboration and knowledge transfer. At present she is working on projects that look at open innovation in science, gender biases in science, and research funding decision making. Prior to joining AMBS Cornelia was a lecturer at the University of Bath School of Management and a JSPS post-doctoral fellow at the University of Tokyo. She holds a PhD in Economics from City, University of London.

  • Cornelia is scientific committee member and chair of the annual conference "Organisation, economics and policy of scientific research" since 2011,
  • Cornelia was Guest Editor with Stefano Breschi (Bocconi), Francesco Lissoni (U Bordeaux), Andrea Morrison (U Utrecht) and Ammon Salter (U Bath) of a Special Issue in Research Policy on STEM Migration, Research, and Innovation  (2020).

External positions

Research Associate, Centre for Business Research, Cambridge

Research Affiliate, Centre for Research on Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CREI), Bath

International Affiliated Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy

Keywords

  • Research Productivity, Scientist Mobility, Research Funding, Gender Bias, University-Industry Collaboration, Research Collaboration, Migration, Academic Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Knowledge Transfer

Education / academic qualifications

  • Ph.D., Economics, City University of London
  • PGCert, Japanese Studies, Eberhard-Karls-Universitat Tubingen
  • Fellow, The Higher Education Academy

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